Bennet Introduces Legislation to Help Bridge Digital Divide by Deploying Affordable, High-Speed Broadband Nationwide

Senator’s BRIDGE Act of 2020 Would Provide Flexible Funding to States and Tribal Governments to Deploy “Future-Proof” Broadband Networks Able to Meet Communities' Needs for Years to Come

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet introduced the Broadband Reform and Investment to Drive Growth in the Economy (BRIDGE) Act of 2020 to deploy affordable, high-speed broadband networks nationwide.

Bennet, Bipartisan Colleagues Express Concern over Amtrak Job Cuts, Reduced Hours of Service

Bennet, Colleagues Express Opposition to Reducing National Network Long-Distance Train Services to Three Days Per Week

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of bipartisan colleagues in a letter to the President of Amtrak, William Flynn, opposing their plans to terminate one out of every five employees – putting thousands out of work — and reducing the hours of operation of the National Network long distance trains, including the Southwest Chief.
Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced he will nominate William Perry Pendley to become director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), which manages nearly 250 million acres of public land, including more than eight million acres in Colorado.

Colorado Congressional Delegation, Governor, Lieutenant Governor Highlight Transformative Legislation for Colorado’s Military Families in Letter to Defense Department, Air Force

Bennet, Colleagues Applaud Signing of Colorado Bill to Improve Military Spouse Licensure Practices, Bolster Colorado’s Chances for Selection as Permanent U.S. Space Command HQ

Following Governor Jared Polis’ signing of Colorado House Bill 20-1326, legislation to improve military spouse licensure practices in the state, the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation, Polis, and Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera wrote to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett to highlight the new Colorado law and further demonstrate that Colorado is the best state to serve as the permanent home of the U.S. Space Command.

Bennet, Democratic Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Rename All Bases, Other Military Assets Named for the Confederacy Within One Year

This Month, the Senate Armed Services Committee Passed a Bipartisan Version of This Proposal to Rename Bases and All Military Assets within Three Years

Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet and 35 of his Senate Democratic colleagues introduced standalone legislation requiring the Pentagon to remove all names, symbols, displays, monuments, and paraphernalia that honor or commemorate the Confederate States of America and anyone who voluntarily served it from all military bases and other assets of the Department of Defense (DoD).

In Floor Speech, Bennet Calls for Real Police Accountability

Bennet Criticizes Republican Policing Bill as Inadequate and Urges Senate to Follow Colorado’s Example by Passing the Justice in Policing Act

Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to Senate Republicans’ policing bill, calling instead for a vote on the Justice in Policing Act, Bennet’s legislation with U.S. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.).